AH 412: History of Museums
Students receive a broad introduction to the museum world including
where and why the concept of the public art museum emerged and how it
continues to shape definitions of art. The course explores the history,
role, and function of museums from historical contemporary perspectives
and theoretical background. The course discusses collecting art and
formation of museums in the U.S., and different types of museums and
ways objects are displayed. It also examines different positions and
duties in museums, with hands-on experiences and field trips.
- Lecture: Lecture for AH 412
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